Panto chintz lost its charm? Looking for an alternative festive theatre fix?

Then look no further than award-winning Bedtime Stories, opening this week at Dartington Live. Going to the theatre this December doesn’t have to mean dreary double-entendre from a wise-cracking dame and time-honored bits of squeaky-clean cross-dressing. If you are fatigued by … Continue reading

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“Ladies and gentlemen, we’d like to direct your attention to the on-board safety demonstration and ask that you give us your full attention…

… In the unlikely event of a sudden loss of cabin pressure, alternative scenarios will be provided. Next of kin will be provided. Additional desserts will be provided. An extra pillow. Trumpets and gongs. Neither Heaven nor Hell is assured. … Continue reading

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Sara Mohr-Pietsch appointed Artistic Director for 2020 Dartington Summer School

The Dartington Hall Trust has announced that Sara Mohr-Pietsch will be the next Artistic Director of the Dartington International Summer School and Festival. Mohr-Pietsch will deliver her first Summer School and Festival at Dartington in 2020, following on from renowned concert pianist, Joanna MacGregor OBE, who will her curate her fifth and final festival in 2019. A … Continue reading

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Can magic mushrooms cure depression?

New documentary Magic Medicine, follows three volunteers through the world’s first medical trial of psilocybin to treat depression Ladbury is thrilled to be working with pioneers of British independent documentary making, Dartmouth Films. This powerful new film follows an unprecedented trial at … Continue reading

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The Justice and Equality Fund

Over £1,000,000 awarded from The Justice and Equality Fund, supported by TIME’S UP UK, to specialist organisations across the UK to help women who have experienced sexual harassment and abuse The Justice and Equality Fund, managed by Rosa and supported by TIME’S … Continue reading

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Dartington Live 2018

A contemporary arts programme of live performances by acclaimed artists and thinkers from around the world brought to rural Devon, to explore the ‘big’ questions in an imaginative, innovative and transformative way   Dartington Live 2018  Totnes, Devon   The Dartington Live 2018 autumn/winter (A/W) arts programme includes original commissions from:  Upswing and Stratford Circus Arts with Bedtime Stories adapted for a Devonshire … Continue reading

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Aurora | Invisible Flock

Make a date to walk on water with AURORA  From September 21 to October 7 a Victorian reservoir in Liverpool will become home to an exciting, high technology experience asking us to think about our increasingly uncertain relationship with water. … Continue reading

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LEADING MINDS GATHER TO DISCUSS CREATIVITY, TECHNOLOGY AND THE FUTURE AT YORK MEDIALE

What is the creative potential of solitude? What next for storytelling in videogames? How do politics & power shape our ongoing relationship with technology? Interaction designer and leading IoT entrepreneur, Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino; British video-game designer Sam Barlow; creative technologist and … Continue reading

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Two UK designers win Open Call to explore the playful city in Tokyo

The British Council and Watershed have today announced the two UK creatives who won the Playable City Tokyo 2018 open call to travel to Tokyo for a two-stage residency in June and September 2018; Bristol-based designer Tom Metcalfe and London … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Matter – new art exhibition bringing together art & medicine opens in Bristol

On 14 July 2018 new exhibition, The Heart of the Matter, will open at the Royal West of England Academy (RWA) and Centrespace Gallery in Bristol. Merging art and medicine to reflect on the human heart with artworks inspired by … Continue reading

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